BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - An audit of the Southern University System for the fiscal year that ended last June says there is no evidence students at the Southern Law Center and the New Orleans and Shreveport campuses were informed in a timely manner on how to apply for hardship... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Allegations of nepotism and improper micromanaging by members of the Southern University Board of Supervisors are under investigation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on College. According to correspondence obtained through a public records request by The Advocate (http://bit.ly/wbcvbN ), a Nov.... more »
Friday morning, Southern University will host their graduation ceremony Friday. The Southern University Police Department is issuing instructions for traffic arriving on the Baton Rouge campus.
The department encourages everyone to arrive at least an hour early. Traffic entering the campus on Harding Boulevard will be directed into the... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - LSU and other area public colleges saw small student enrollment gains this fall while Southern University's enrollment continued to decline. That's according to figures reported Wednesday. Southern's enrollment for the fall semester dipped below 7,000 students, a drop of more than 5 percent since last... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Southern University Faculty Senate has failed to reach an agreement on faculty furloughs that could prevent the administration's call for a declaration of financial emergency on the campus. The Advocate reports the indecision comes on the heels of Moody's Investor Services placing the Southern... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Upcoming university layoffs and academic program cuts are looming over this week's Southern University National Alumni Conference in Baton Rouge. New Southern Chancellor James Llorens, who has been on the job one week, said Thursday that declaring a state of financial emergency, called exigency, is... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -Southern University's student enrollment is down another 4 percent this fall while Baton Rouge Community College continues to steadily grow. That's according to college data released Wednesday. Southern reported a total enrollment this fall of 7,313 students compared with 7,619 last year. BRCC jumped about 3... more »